tv Bay Area News at 7 KICU October 5, 2012 7:00pm-7:30pm PDT
schools. let's go giants! >> the countdown is on. baseball fans on both sides of the way find ways to get pumped for a big weekend this is bay area news at 7:00. good evening. it is friday, october 5th, i'm gasia mikaelian, this is bay area news at 7:00. for bay area baseball fans it is nearly a decade in the making. the last time the san francisco giants and the oakland a's made it to the post season was in 2003. they are about to kick it in high gear. noelle walker is live in san francisco where fans hope to catch the post season magic. >> reporter: willie mayes plaza is decked out. it was not just baen radios but people decked out in orange and black for a rally if they are
an a's fan or a giants fan, this is the time to have fun. >> reporter: a dance party under the palm trees, the giants heading to the playoffs is it. >> let's go giants! >> reporter: the sun is out on the plaza. they have their rally packs for tomorrow's game. >> you are excited to get ready for the playoffs. it is exciting. [music] >> does your boss know where you are today? >> no, i got the day off. [cheers and applause] >> reporter: a's fan spent the day scooping up play off's gear. >> we have 48 hats and they are going fast. >> reporter: the team store is hopping. something it does not see every day. >> that is the special thing about it. it was unexpected. wednesday, the title was clinched and the crowd went craziy. >> 40,000 -- crazy. >> 40,000 people screaming about the same thing t it --
same thing, it was a rush. >> he was one of several in lineup. >> reporter: hoping to get post season tickets. >> fidon't do it now, you know, they will be gone. >> reporter: on both sides of the bay. [cheers and applause] >> i have been checking on line and the prices are changing, actually, now, they are down to $79. the last time i checked 10 minutes ago the starting price ticket for tomorrow night's started at $83. between there and $500. if you still want to go to tomorrow night's game. reporting live, noelle walker, ktvu news. >> they face off game one at at&t park. game 2 will be at at&t on sunday. the division series moves to cincinnati for game 3 and 4 and 5 if necessary. meanwhile the a's will take
on the champs, the detroit tigers. the first two games will be played in detroit. game 1 is set for tomorrow and game 2 sunday at 9:00 a.m. our time. game 3 is in oakland on tuesday, and game 4 and 5, if necessary, will be in oakland. tomorrow's giants game is one of several events to draw one million people to san francisco this weekend. the blue angels spent this weekend practicing for tomorrow and sunday. and the harley strikely blue grass festival. the 49ers play at candlestick park on sunday and several street festivals are scheduled including the italian heritage parade and the castro street fair. anyone heading to the city should plan ahead. >> it will not be available. there will be a lot of people on the roads causing traffic delays. >> transportation officials say they will be add trains, buses and ferries to get the people
around town. you can go to ktvu.com to read more, click on the weekend extra tab right there on our home page. the authorities in hayward say a police officer fired on a suspected car theft today. the shooting happened at 11:30 a.m. near tree view elementary. according to the police, the police officer approached a parked car with the suspect in the driver's seat. the officer says the suspect refused to commy with the officer's demands -- comply with the officer's demands. he had what appeared to be a weapon. >> the officer fearing that the suspect was arming himself was forced to use lethal force. >> later, the police said there was a weapon in the car within reach. the authorities have not said what type of weapon it was. the name of the suspect has not been released. >> new at 7:00. the call for a firing of the oakland police chief administrator over the death of an 18-year-old who was shot and killed by oakland police. today, the attorney for the man's family demanded justice days after part of the police
report was released. >> we need a police chief who is strong, who is willing to discipline the rogue cops. >> he is calling on district attorney to prosecute the police officer who shot and killed him. there is word tonight of possible arrests in the attack in libya that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens. two suspected were detained. they tried to enter turkey with fake passports. so far the authorities have not confirmed the report. stevens was one of four americans who died this september 11th in an attack. >> it happened somewhere in
south contra costa county where freeway overpasses offer ideal homes for colonies of mexican bats. >> once system is develop it is universally fatal. >> aeufr bite, the phase is about 2-6-months incubation -- after the bite, the phase is about 2-6-months incubation. >> the gentleman who died of rabies stuck his hand in the plastic bag and presumably bitten. >> the cdc says he flew home june 14th, four days later san francisco to ban kobg for two weeks vacation and had contact with two people in thailand.
showing symptoms, went to dubai and then he died. saliva and tears could sprez it to others. >> there were 59 people identified and 23 of them received post exposure drugs. >> reporter: the man's family got shots. they urge people to avoid all contact with wild animals acting unusually and all bats. under scoring treatment can save lives. health and science editor, john fowler, ktvu news, back to you. new cases in the allegations of a teacher for failing report malstation reports. notes taken by the principal were made public yesterday. santa clara county officials say the documents reveal the principal had enough information to get the teacher, chandler, from his althoughed victim to report possible allegations three months before she did. she waited until chandler was accused of molesting another child to report him. >> obviously we believe the
notes are the most compelling evidence that we have of the student reporting the situation. >> now, we tried contacting the attorney for the principal but have not heard back. they take the allegation seriously and cooperating fulliy with law enforcement. investigators are looking into what caused a car crash that killed a driver today. it happened before 11:00 from interstate 880 to highway 237. the driver of the toyota crashed into a concrete divider and the car burst into flames. the driver died at the scene. continuing coverage, now, of the spike in bay area prices that went from bad to worse just overnight. in fact, since yesterday prices at the pump jumped nearly 20 cents here in california. industry analysts say several
factors are to blame including the fire at chevron's richmond refinery and the shutdown of a pipeline into the bay area. according to triple a the average for regular unleaded gas hit $4.52. >> in san jose it is $4.54. it reached $4.60 in san francisco. as you can imagine the prices are making many bay area drivers extremely frusterated. >> every time it goes down refinery blows up and jack it back up again. it is is like it is on purpose or something. >> too high, too much, too much! >> the prices are taking a toll on small businesses that use a lot of gasoline. the businesses such as food truck operators saying they run on tight margins so it is hurting the bottom line. today the bay -- today the bay average hit $4.54. that is a jump of 30 cents since last week.
the average a year ago was $3.80. $70 cents a gallon cheaper than today. new numbers show our unemployment rate fell. the jobless rate slid to 7.8% last month. that is the first time it has gone below 8% since january of 2009. the report shows payrolls increase by 114,000 with private companies adding 104,000 jobs. republican presidential nominee mitt romney was quick to jump on today's jobs reports saying the numbers of deceptive. >> the truth is, if the same share of people were participating in the workforce today is on the day that the president got elected our rate would be around 11%. >> at a virginia rally today he told voters the rate drops because people have stopped looking for work. meanwhile, president barack obama focused on the positive. >> today's news should give us some encouragement. it should not be an excuse for
the other side to try to talk down the economy. skwrufts just to try to score a few political points. it sparked a rally on the market. it finished mixed though, nasdaq lost 13. silicone valley network company filed to go public. they filed for a public offers worth $100 million. rukis builds wi-fi networks and competes with cisco systems, no word when they will debut or what shares might cost. the pablo foods, highly controversial system to verify the immigration sat us of all new hires. homeland security is looking into the citizenship status of the company's employees after hearing reports of illegal
immigrant workers. they called for a boycott but now says it will back off the issue and boycott because they refuse to sign a labor agreement. concern for some bay area parents who learn their children are part of a sexting probe. >> reporter: there is always something extra involved when you are playing a rivally game. that is the case in our high school game of the week. i got a report, coming up. a busy weekend rapidly approaching. coming up, forecast for the major events taking place san francisco tomorrow and sunday. and the two days next week we could be tracking rain chances
firefighters to put out this fire this morning. three fire trucks showed up and firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading. attorneying representing the plaintiff in the oakland rider filed a motion requests the oakland police department be under receivership. they say the department has refused to implement reforms that were ordered by a court a decade ago. the city of oakland is expected to fight the request. they have until december to talk about the motion. a sexting investigation is underway. they are questioning parents and students about photos. visitors visited two mill valley schools just this week. >> reporter: students we will not identify. >> there is a message on my phone. it was a blocked message. i was like -- it was junk. >> reporter: the principal of the middle school wrote to parents last week about quote inappropriate and provocative photos known as sexting of
middle and high school girls circulated electrically to students from different schools. >> sending pictures of themselves and -- and it is pretty gross. [ laughter ] >> reporter: the sheriff's department, conducting the investigation, can not talk about the details. but they can at the office of education, they told us deputies have been interviews students and parents. >> the middle schools are sending pictures to friends. girls that are entering puberty, 13 and 14 years old. >> reporter: they tell me it has been around for years. but this time the parents are concerned buzz they have heard some of the photos have been sold. >> it is not just pornography it is child pornography. >> parents are asked to talk to their kids and go through the content that keeps coming at you. >> part of the age that we are living in. everyone is involved in computer things and there is no
control over it. >> as a parent you can try to stop it but it is impossible. >> some schools are looking at different programs to implement later this year. to teach students about being safe and responsible in the digital world. in mill valley, ktvu channel 2 news. a touching tribute today from apple one year to the day steve jobs died. >> it is in apple's dna. the technology alone is not enough. >> this video too over apple's home page today. features photos and audio of jobs in his memorable creations. he died october 5th 2011 after a long battle with cancer. a labor disput ended with an overwhelming yes vote on the contract. the vote comes after protests and intense negotiations involving union workers at the de young museums, 97% voted to ratify a new contract that including a 10 to 18% pay raise
over three years. the workers include electricians, custodians and retail staff. an international fashion retailer cut the ribbon on the first west coast store in san francisco. >> 1, ... >> hundreds of people joined in for the grand opening of the japanese clothing store. they have more than 1100 stores around the world. the officials say the new san francisco store will end up hiring 500 employees. transportation leaders in the east bay launched the next tpaeudz of the highway widening page. state and local officials went uphill crest avenue. it will make room for an e- b.a.r.t that connext with the existing b.a.r.t line. they hope to have it completed by 2015. high school football game of the week takes us to contra costa county. it is a match up. they tangle with dear valley. we are live in antioch to bring
us a big rivalry, joe? you are dealing with a cross town rivalry. not long ago these two high schools were one. now, they are rivals they are playing the first league game 5- 0. dear valley, and the coach talked about the rivalry. the number one school in the town. i started coaching the first year t. say rivalry for me since '96. >> it is something special. >> yes, it is. a lot of the kids know each skp- rlgt other. >> highlight of 5-0 what would it be? tonight is this it is. i told these kids last night we had the team dinner and it is a special time for them, we have
to soak it up and that is where they are at right now. >> reporter: right now the game belongs to antioch. the winner last year, dear valley, scored on the first two possessions in the 1st quarter. we will have highlights, until then, reporting live, joe fonzie. >> thank you, joe. gearing up for a huge game. saint mary is celebrating the 150th anniversary with a gala celebration. the event will feature the sports team, student presentation and other programs to highlight saint mary's history. today's big milestone for one of the silver screens known character. meteorologist mark tamayo will let us know if it will be clear enough for the blue angels to fly this weekend vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools.
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>> yes. not clear, still chowds to talk about for the morning hours breaking up in the afternoon. probably, just like we saw today. you can see right now, storm tracker 2, scattered cloud cover with partly to most he cloudy skies over san francisco out towards oakland and the north bay as well for san rafael. as far as the events taking place this weekend san francisco, these are not all but some of the major ones at golden gate park. blue grass and golden gate bridge for fleet week and the the low 60s for the sun cloud mix. we have baseball to talk about. same deal for sunday evening. the temperatures mainly in the upper 50s. 49ers back in sunday. partly cloudy temperatures around 63 to 65. first thing tomorrow morning for your side, those readings in the upper 40s to
the 50s. 48 in santa rosa, 52 in san francisco, fremont, 60 degrees. tracking the weather system out here in the pacific. the headline, cool to mild weekend. no major heat in the forecast. at least clouds in the morning, partly cloudy in the afternoon. so the temperatures, 60s, warmest locations, reaching the lower 70s. you can see i painted in rain clouds. you don't have to worry about rain chance thes weekend but next week, tuesday and wednesday we are still introducing at least just a chance of a few scattered light showers, not a done deal yet but something to watch out for next week. here is the forecast model. clouds on the increase. right around the bay. clouds hugging the coast. but, still, scattered low cloud deck. and then in the afternoon hours, skies becoming partly cloudy. look at the green contour here. 60s, the yellow in the 70s. these numbers really not a big
change. warmest locations approaching middle 70s towards antioch, san jose, 72, fremont, 70, san francisco in the low 60s. we will go with 64. here is a look ahead. your five-day forecast. the weekend always in view. the temperatures not changing too much into sunday. bringing in light showers of tuesday anded with next week, gasia? >> thank you, mark. one of the silver screen best known international men of mystery turns 50 today. on october 5th 1962, the first james bond film "dr. no" premiered in london. last night is where many celebrated the series. the 23rd installment of "bond" opened november 9th. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you the next time breaking news breaks. we will have much more on the busy weekend that is just now getting underway in san francisco. we are always here for you at
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